Boot from a MicroSD Card
You can boot Blade 3 in Normal, Loader, and MaskROM modes. Besides, you can also boot Blade 3 from a MicroSD card.
This document describes how to boot Blade 3 from a microSD card.
- A firmware to burn. Click here image-release-blade3-debian11-20230214.img.7z to download the full system image. Unzip this file first before using it for update.
- A MicroSD card with more than 4 GB capacity
Step 1. Download the MicroSD card building tool
Click here SD_Firmware_Tool.zip to download the tool.
Step 2. Use the SDDiskTool to make the booting card
Note: You can only use SDDiskTool for making the booting card.
Configure the tool, as shown in the following figure. Note that SD Boot is selected, which is different from the setting for making a MicroSD card for upgrade.
Step 3. Boot from the MicroSD card
- Insert the MicroSD card into the MicroSD card slot of Blade 3.
- Switch position 2 of the dip switch to ON to make Blade 3 boot from the MicroSD card.
Description to the setting of the dip switch: